Welcome to Casa Desa Monteiro, a 140-year-old quintessential Goan-Portuguese heritage home restored to blend old-world charm with modern luxury, nestled on the beautiful Divar Island in Goa. As you cross the iconic blue ferry on the mighty Mandovi River, catch a glimpse of historic monuments and be transported to a serene paradise surrounded by lush green fields. Taking you back in time, this recently opened homestay is a hidden gem that offers a refreshing escape from the hustle and bustle of everyday life.
Welcome to Casa Desa Monteiro, a 140-year-old quintessential Goan-Portuguese heritage home restored to blend old-world charm with modern luxury, nestled on the beautiful Divar Island in Goa. As you cross the iconic blue ferry on the mighty Mandovi River, catch a glimpse of historic monuments and be transported to a serene paradise surrounded by lush green fields. Taking you back in time, this recently opened family-run homestay is a hidden gem that offers a refreshing escape from the hustle and bustle of everyday life.
As you step inside Casa Desa Monteiro, you'll be whisked away to a peaceful and serene abode, where relaxation awaits you in 4 uniquely decorated cozy bedrooms that showcase the region's cultural charm. Enjoy all the creature comforts provided for a memorable stay, along with the homestay's sparkling blue pool and quaint balconies. The spacious backyard also offers the chance to spot exotic migratory birds and take in the island's natural beauty.
The island of Divar is a haven for those seeking to unwind and disconnect from daily life. There are unique ways to relax, including fishing, backwater boating trips, stargazing, catching picture-perfect sunsets and cycling through the island's natural landscapes. Immerse yourself in the local culture, food and traditions by exploring the island on foot or taking a curated walking tour to uncover hidden gems and centuries-old secrets. With so much to offer, Divar is a must-visit destination for anyone seeking adventure and exploration.
Just a short ferry ride away, Casa Desa Monteiro invites you to embrace a one-of-a-kind luxury homestay on a captivating Goan island.
The Mango Suite:
Step into the Mango Suite, drawing inspiration from the island's vibrant flora and fauna. Step onto your balcony to admire the majestic 100-year-old Mango Tree and immerse yourself in the sights and sounds of local village life. The suite offers modern amenities, including an en-suite bathroom.
The Susegado Suite:
Discover the Susegado Suite, a haven of comfort. Inspired by "Susegado," the Goan art of contentment and relaxation, its quaint bedroom exudes old-world charm. The allure of the slanting tiled roof adds enchantment. The en-suite bathroom offers opulence with elegant interiors and captivating amenities, creating an extraordinary escape.
Introducing the Divadi Suite, a fusion of the island's charm - the cerulean skies, tranquil waters and the iconic blue ferry. The Antique furniture adds timeless elegance, crafting a relaxed experience. The en-suite bathroom offers modern amenities, ensuring comfort meets sophistication.
The Terra Suite:
Infused with the essence of Earth and earthy tones, welcome to the Terra Suite. The highlight is the natural stone structure and views of a petite garden, where you can spot exotic birds. The room's aesthetics and en-suite bathroom capture the region’s natural beauty in simplicity.
Welcome to the grand lounge area where relaxation takes center stage. A blend of antique furniture and modern creature comforts creates an inviting ambiance beneath the rustic tiled roof, with vintage artworks adorning the walls. This is your sanctuary for leisure and connection.
The gazebo area within the courtyard invites you to unwind in comfortable seating and an intimate atmosphere. It's the perfect spot to relax, read a book, and enjoy your evening tea
Welcome to the Dining Area, set against a backdrop of old-world charm and elegance. Savor delectable dishes prepared with local flavors and love.
The kitchen is fully equipped with all the latest equipment to cater to your culinary needs.
Welcome to the Poolside, where a dazzling blue pool beckons you to make a splash. Surrounded by trees, you can hear birds chirping. Lounge by the poolside, soak up the sun, or take a rejuvenating dip to unwind and rejuvenate.
The expansive Backyard area is a nature lover's paradise, where you can spot playful squirrels, exotic birds, and admire vibrant flowers. Amongst it all stands fruit trees, offering shade and coolness. Immerse yourself in the beauty of nature right at your doorstep – perfect for leisurely walks.
HOUSEKEEPING & SERVICES
Our two care-takers will be cleaning the house once a day, gardening and preparing breakfast. If you would like any other meal, you can pay for the ingredients and a small fee to the care-taker and they can cook a basic local meal. If you would like something more sophisticated, we can help arrange chef who you pay directly, advance request to be made a day prior. Towel and linen are provided as part of your stay. Please note, in our efforts to preserve water, we change towels and linen only upon request with a maximum of after every 3 nights. The villa is equipped with GENSET in case of power outage (frequent in Goa).